Hiroshi Sugimoto is a contemporary photographer renown for his black and white image of the sea and ocean. Hiroshi Sugimoto was born in Tokyo, Japan in the year 1948.
The artist began his collegiate career studying politics and sociology at St. Paul’s located in Tokyo, Japan. Later he would to the United States and study art at the Art Center College of Design located in Los Angeles, California.
Sugimoto also enjoys working with architecture.
In this clip we visit an exhibition of works by the artist:
Price range information: Works range from $25,000 to $650,000.
The artist has received a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.
In this clip from the Public Broadcast Service a brief documentary about the artist:
Sugimoto splits his time amongst New York City and Tokyo, Japan.
Hiroshi Sugimoto has a very large body of wonderful images that can compete with Getty Images when it comes to quality. My favorite works are the images of the sea.